MARCIA GAY HARDEN (Lee
Krasner) has recently been teamed with some of the film industry's most exciting
actors including Robin Williams, Tommy Lee Jones, Clint Eastwood, Brad Pitt, and
In August, Marcia will be seen in Eastwood's much
anticipated action-adventure film "Space Cowboys," playing Tommy Lee
Jones' love interest. She was recently seen on the big screen in two major
motion pictures. She starred opposite Brad Pitt and Anthony Hopkins in
Universal's "Meet Joe Black," and her ingenious pairing with Robin
Williams in Walt Disney's "Flubber," helped that film to the top of
the box office list for weeks.
The Coen brothers discovered Harden for films,
giving her the female lead in their critically acclaimed feature "Miller's
Crossing" in which she starred opposite Albert Finney, Gabriel Byrne, and
John Turturro. She moved on to the lead in "Late for Dinner," with
Peter Berg, and then in "Used People," with Shirley Maclaine, Jessica
Tandy, Kathy Bates and Marcello Mastrioanni. Ms. Harden also starred in
"Safe Passage" with Susan Sarandon and Sam Shepard, "The Spitfire
Grill," which won the audience award at Sundance, and Paramount's
blockbuster hit "First Wives Club." Alison Maclean's highly acclaimed
independent features, "Crush," in which harden starred, was a Cannes
Festival hit. A recipient of the Spirit of Sundance Award from the Sundance Film
Festival, Harden is touted as a "woman who embodies the true spirit of
Harden's television appearances include last year's A&E
original movie "Small Vices" in which she starred opposite Joe
Mantegna. She re-teams with Mantegna for A&E's "Thin Air," which
will air in the Fall and will be seen on CBS's "Guilty Hearts" later
Harden graduated from the University of Texas with a B.A. in
theater and continued her training in New York, earning an MFA from the graduate
theater program at New York University. Harden previously worked with Ed Harris
in the New York Shakespeare Festival premiere production of Sam Shepard's
"Simpatico." She was also featured on Broadway in Tony Kushner's
Pulitzer Prize-winning "Angels in America," which earned her a Tony
nomination, a Drama Desk Award , and a Theater World Award for her performance.
She also starred opposite Anthony LaPaglia in David Rabe's "Those the River
Harden is married to documentary film maker
Thaddaeus Scheel and has a two year old daughter, Eulala Grace.
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